Department of Marine Biology and Ecology
- Marine Mammal Science
- Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management
The Marine Biology and Ecology academic program focuses on a wide range of field, laboratory, and theoretical coursework in a range of research areas, such as coral reef studies, biological oceanography, and marine biology, fisheries biology, and the biology and behavior of marine animals.
Graduate students can choose from a diversity of research areas and coursework taught by internationally recognized scientists studying corals and climate change, fisheries biology, and conducting biomedical research.
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
- Master of Science (M.S.)
- Master of Professional Science (M.P.S.) with tracks in Marine Mammal Science and Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management.
The Master of Professional Science is an innovative graduate degree at the University of Miami, intended for students who seek advanced training in marine and atmospheric science. As part of this unique program, students will also develop a blend of team-building and communication skills, legal and regulatory knowledge, and business savvy, that are highly valued by potential employers.
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